Build the Best to Hire the Best: 

Commitment ▪ Alignment ▪ Training ▪ Support ▪ Presence

Your Guide to Hiring 

& Retaining 

Military Talent

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Top Military Friendly® Employers agree on a number of best practices that drive success in recruiting from the military. 

Download this free guide and build your talent pipeline with military veterans and their spouses.

Inside You'll Discover How To:

A holistic, integrated approach to hiring, training and mentoring is a must to compete for military talent— and to enable them to succeed in the civilian workplace.

Make a top-down commitment


Align programs & practices


Our top three Military Friendly® Employers stress that a top-down commitment to hiring from the military is critical and must be the norm, not the exception.

Train your staff

Leading employers develop and require special training of their staff so that those recruiting understand the military candidate, as well as federal regulations.


Improve onboarding & support


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Create awareness & branding

Veterans and military spouses may need supplemental training and additional background, especially if this is their first, or one of their first, employment opportunities in the civilian sector.

Building brand awareness with your desired pool of candidates can serve as the long-term anchor for any talent acquisition program.

Military Friendly® is part of the ratings division of Victory Media, a service-disabled, veteran-owned business. Military Friendly® rates companies and colleges on their programs to recruit and retain veterans and military spouses. The assessment process includes extensive research and required completion of a proprietary, data-driven survey. All Military Friendly® surveys, methodology, criteria and weightings were developed with the assistance of an independent Advisory Board comprised of higher education and recruitment professionals from across the country. The survey is administered for free. Learn more at

About Victory Media

About Military Friendly®

Based in Pittsburgh, Victory Media, a service-disabled veteran-owned business, connects classrooms to careers for the nation’s next generation of professionals. Our data-driven ratings are published in G.I. Jobs®, Military Spouse, Vetrepreneur® and STEM JobsSM media, and featured in national media including US A T oday , Wall Street Journal, FOR TUNE, Bloomberg, NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and others. Learn more about our solutions to Develop Programs, Build Presence and Drive Response at, and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.